Isla Holbox in Yucatan

Isla Holbox in Yucatan

Yucatan is a place with lots of beachfront property. One of the best beaches and most exotic beach is Isla Holbox where you can beat the tourist crowds. Word by word, Holbox means ‘black hole’ and in this Mexican state of Quintana Roo, this black hole is about 12 km by 1.5 km by area. A shallow lagoon separates it from the mainland. There are many birdlife such as pelicans and flamingos which made their home here. Isla Holbox is also part of Yum Balam Biosphere Reserve. You still can see... [ read more ]

Mexican Haciendas, What about Them

Mexican Haciendas, What about Them

In Mexico, you can find special accommodations such as the historic hotels or estates called Hacienda. With a mixture of Spanish colonial flair some of these are suites and some are rooms, 9 colonial mansions. A place that used to be a fort now called Casa del Parque and its principal used to be a historical landmark. This used to be the wealthiest towns in new Spain at the location San Miguel El Grande. This is not named with the word Hacienda. Hacienda San Antonio El Puente The 18th cent... [ read more ]

Interesting Haciendas in Mexico

Interesting Haciendas in Mexico

You would not want to miss the large plantation or estates in Mexico. Sometimes, these haciendas can be a mine or even business factories which originated from land grants made to conquistadors who used to be soldiers, adventurers, explorers at the Portuguese or Spanish Empires. Conquistadors had sailed beyond Europe, opening trade routes and conquering territory. In Mexico, there are several featured haciendas and some historic hotels including the Hotel Chichen Yaxkin Spa, the Hotel Hacien... [ read more ]

San Marcos Festival in Mexico

San Marcos Festival in Mexico

Cockfights, dance, music and horse racing. The San Marcos Festival is particularly celebrated in Aguascalientes with traditional candies. Check out the beautiful San Marcos Garden and its artistic expressions. Grupera, rock and pop music artists gathered on stage with their dance and craft performances. This is one of the largest festival and it usually begins in the mid April until early May at the San Marcos Church and its neoclassical garden. These days, it has expanded even to bullrings,... [ read more ]